February 2021

February spells romance and in this issue we have some exquisite wine offers and prizes for your loved ones!

In our vineyards the persistent heat, and strong winds, over the start of the harvest season has resulted in several regions picking earlier this year. Excitingly many wineries are reporting that the quality is really good for the grapes which they have picked so far! Picking continues for the later ripening varieties, some of which are picked by hand and the others with automated machines. Due to the extreme temperatures picking is usually done in the early hours as vineyard managers rush their grapes into cellars while still cool from the night air.

The revised Level 3 Lockdown announced last week allowed us to reopen on the 2nd February and it was so good to welcome back our regular customers and see both familiar and new faces in our stores.

Our revised Level 3 Lockdown
opening hours are as follows:

Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 18.00
Public Holidays – Closed

While we were closed in January many of you took advantage of the convenience of ordering online and some purchased vouchers to spend in our stores once open. All our online orders were successfully delivered last week. Once again we thank you all so much for your wonderful, continued and loyal support in helping us through these very tough and uncertain times.

V’know – Wine Appreciation Pack – January/ February 2021
The second edition of our V’know Wine Appreciation Pack is now available. It’s made up from an exciting selection of six delicious wines with the detailed information of each of the wines included in the pack to inspire and grow your wine knowledge.

Packs are available in both of our stores or you may order online by clicking the banner on the right of our newsletter. Enjoy!

Recipe
For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious Smoked Salmon Trout Parcels.

Discover new products in our stores
Kloof Street – Cape Town
Strandveld Skaamgesiggie Brut Rosé MCC 2018 R218.00
Carinus Chenin Blanc 2020 R175.00
Mason Road Serendipity Rosé 2020 R114.00
Peter Bayly Cape White 375ml NV R116.00
Stellenbosch Vineyards Credo SMV 2017 R150.00
Newlands – Cape Town
De Grendel “Proposal Hill” Pinot Noir Brut Rose MCC 2016 R305.00
Iona Sophie Rose 2020 R104.00
Spider Pig Cinsault 2018 R182.00
Migliarina Equilibrium White 2019 R167.00
Ridgeback Chenin Blanc 2018 R167.00

 

What’s up

UberEATS and Wine Concepts

Our Wine Concepts stores are the preferred UberEATS suppliers of wines etc (Kloof Street – Cape Town and Gardens and Newlands – Southern Suburbs). Our comprehensive lists have an exciting range of products, at store prices, which are updated on a regular basis. Please download the UberEATS app and have a look at what we offer, make a selection and then have your order delivered to your door!

Competition @ Newlands

Arendsig Handcrafted Wines
Buy any bottle of Arendsig Handcrafted Wines and stand a chance to win two nights’ accommodation at Arendsig’s Self Catering Cottages.

The House of Krone – monthly email address competition!
Just bring your business card or email details to our Newlands store and be in line to win a bottle of the delicious Krone Borealis Brut bubbly!

Competition @ Kloof Street

Graham Beck – promotion
Buy 6 bottles of Graham Beck and get a Magnum of Graham Beck Brut NV for FREE.

Competition Winners

Read more about the winners of our in-store competitions.

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